June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Celebrate the 4th with fireworks and more at Battleship Memorial Park

If you attend all the Clarke County pre-Fourth of July events and then want something to do on the actual Fourth, drive down to Mobile for the USS Alabama’s celebration at Battleship Memorial Park on Mobile Bay.  Gates will open for on-fie More...

Dr. Bridges receives Lifetime recognition at dental meeting

Glen J. Bridges, D.M.D. was honored with Life Membership in the Alabama Dental Association on June 11. Dr. More...

Jordan makes dean’s list at Ga. Inst. of Tech.

Matthew Jordan of Jackson made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.   More...

CORRECTION

According to a Chapman family member, the oil/gas well recently drilled in Gosport isn’t on Chapman or Chapman descendant’s land and on top of that was a dry hole as well.  The Democrat had reported that the well had produced a good More...

ZUCCHINI KING

Albert Lewis, of Grove Hill, has the magic touch with his vegetable garden. He has squash, tomatoes, okra, onions and this big zucchini that was over a foot long. He was able to get his garden picked after the heavy rains from last week.   More...

Wolfe-Parquette to wed July 1 in Antioch church

Nancy Harrell Wolfe of the Antioch community and Earnest “David” Parquette of Montgomery request the honor of your presence to share in the celebration of their marriage Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.  T More...

Grants awarded for low-income and elderly Alabamians

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $950,000 to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents who need help reducing their home’s utility bills. More...

T’ville mayor touts economic prospects

In his economic development report for Monday’s Thomasville City Council meeting, Mayor Sheldon Day said at least four industrial prospects will visit the city over the next four to six weeks. More...

Grove Hill native hired as new police officer in Thomasville

The Thomasville City Council voted to hire a new police officer after a recent hire decided to accept a job at Alabama State University in Montgomery.  On June 12, the council approved the hiring of Selma Police Department Officer Gerral Pinksto More...

Taylor Webb receives AU pharmacy degree

Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy held its Spring 2017 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 at Auburn Arena.  The class of 2017 included 153 students receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. More...

HITTING THE PROPANE TANK

Lucinda Horne said she was in her Whatley yard and about had a heart attack when a car left Highway 84 and plowed through her yard, pushing over a propane tank near her residence and stretching the connecting copper line to the point of breaking. More...

Armistead-Childs to marry in Tompkins Baptist Church

Thomas and Cristi Armistead of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Candace BriAnn Armistead, to Dakota (Cody) Blake Childs, son of Jennifer Childs of Wagarville and Scott and Billie Carol Childs of Gainestown.  The bride-elect More...

Area students make honor rolls at UA recently

A total of 11,101 students enrolled during the 2017 spring semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all As). More...